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Spars

[from the motto "Semper Paratus," Lat.,=always prepared], the women's reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard, created in Nov., 1942, to release men for sea duty. Wartime enlistment reached a peak of 10,000. The service was demobilized in 1946; but it was reactivated in 1965, and women were recruited for a variety of positions.
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The HISPANIOLA herself, a few yards in whose wake I was still being whirled along, seemed to stagger in her course, and I saw her spars toss a little against the blackness of the night; nay, as I looked longer, I made sure she also was wheeling to the southward.
Eight feet of the butt was above the rail, and I was as far away as ever from getting the spar on board.
When I thought I had it I cried to her to slack away; but the spar righted, despite my efforts, and dropped back toward the water.
While I was rigging it between the top of the spar and the opposite rail, Wolf Larsen came on the scene.
One little nook, for instance, was no larger than an unusually big doll's house, and yet it might have been a model for the whole place, for the water dropped, tiny icicles hung, and spar columns were forming in just the same way.
Anything more awe-inspiring than the spectacle of this long line of departed royalties (there were twenty-seven of them, the last being Ignosi's father), wrapped, each of them, in a shroud of ice-like spar, through which the features could be dimly discovered, and seated round that inhospitable board, with Death himself for a host, it is impossible to imagine.
Some of the hottest one-design class rigs are currently produced by Southern Spars Cape Town, including Melges 24, Mumm 30s, Farr 40s and the recently successful GP42 rigs and Open 40 rigs.
a wholly owned subsidiary of Vought Aircraft Industries, will produce the 787 Dreamliner spars at its 153,000-square-foot facility here.
Spar has strengthened its marketing focus by recruiting Marie Ward as brand manager and Simon Fisher as advertising and promotions manager.
In total, of the 13 spars installed in the Gulf of Mexico, Technip has constructed 10 of them (and is currently in the process of constructing the 11th) and has developed and implemented the most advanced technologies for deep water including associated mooring and riser systems.
entity based in Houston, Texas -- has successfully completed and delivered a cell spar to Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Corp.